The .222 Rem with the 3.2 g (50 gr) Naturalis leadfree bullet for hunting small to medium game
As a hunting round, the .222 Remington originally became popular among capercaillie and black grouse hunters in Scandinavia. It also gained a good reputation in Central-Europe where it was and still is used for hunting of roe bocks. The .222 Rem. round continuously enjoys a reputation for inherent accuracy, and it is today a popular small game and varmint cartridge at short and medium ranges. The .222 Remington cartridge is suitable for eg. small to medium game hunting such as roe deer, fox etc. and practice shooting at short to medium range.